Teacher of Science (Maternity Cover) Walton Academy, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Job description

Walton Academy are looking for an inspiring teacher to deliver Science across key stage 3, 4 and 5. The ideal candidate will deliver innovative and creative lessons that engage and challenge students to achieve their full potential. This is a temporary position to cover a maternty leave.

At Walton Academy we fundamentally believe that every student should achieve their full potential and all staff are committed to ensuring this happens. Our academy is underpinned by our core values of ‘Excellence, Courage, Commitment and Ownership’. We consider these to be integral to our students’ success and wellbeing. 

Job Title:  Teacher of Science (Maternity cover)

Salary:  MPS

Start date:  January 2020

Hours of work:  Full-time (part-time will be considered)

Closing Date:  6 October 2019

The ideal candidate will:
•    Have a proven record as an excellent classroom practitioner
•    Be well informed on current educational issues and initiatives
•    Be prepared to develop best practice through coaching and mentoring
•    Be prepared to participate in extracurricular activities such as school productions
•    Demonstrates an appreciation of the ethos and standards of teaching within a high performing academy
•    Show commitment to professional development
•    Be adaptable and flexible and calm under pressure

The Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment.  To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for everybody that is employed by us.   

Essential educational requirements

Relevant Degree

Essential qualifications

Relevant Qualifications

Essential skills and experience

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About Walton Academy

Our most recent results were phenomenal and place us in the top 10% of all schools nationally, demonstrating that we have the expertise to allow all students to fulfil their potential and achieve their dreams. We strive to be the best secondary school in the country and are committed to continually improving our offer and the quality of our provision. We fundamentally believe that every student should achieve their full potential and all staff are committed to ensuring this happens. Our academy is underpinned by our core values of ‘Excellence, Courage, Commitment and Ownership’. We consider these to be integral to our students’ success and wellbeing. Alongside a commitment to academic excellence, students are expected and encouraged to become fully involved in Walton life. Developing character is hugely important to us too, we want our students to be strong of mind, will and heart and we offer a wide range of enrichment opportunities to ensure this happens. All students will follow our LORIC curriculum that develops Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative and Communication skills in readiness for the world of work. At Walton our culture of kindness is of equal importance to academic success; we want our students not only to be successful but leave with a robust moral compass.

Address
Harlaxton Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 7JR
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Walton Academy website (opens in a new window)